#ExpatJobs: Job vacancies for international people in Leipzig and broader region in Germany (late November)

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These are individual jobs currently advertised in Leipzig and environs, a list of companies hiring for lots of positions (with a high demand for software engineers but also some variety in jobs) plus, as usual, a list of companies specifically hiring international teachers or translators at the end of this post (lots of opportunities there). 

We usually post this jobs list every other Sunday. If you find any job ads you feel like sharing here, please pass them along to us at leipglo@gmail.com, subject line #ExpatJobs. (Disclaimer: Since our resources are limited, our list is not a complete survey of jobs available in the area, and we are neither getting paid nor giving preferential treatment to any companies.) 

Ana Beatriz



Some individual job ads posted in the past two weeks

General Manager Service Center (Leuna): “The Service & Solutions Group is responsible for maintenance, modifications and upgrades, engineering, manufacturing, assembly and testing of centrifugal pumps and pump packages to mainly the power, petrochemical and chemical industry. [You will be expected to] provide effective leadership, motivation and direction to ensure that the QA/QC, Production, Operations, Engineering, Projects, Field Service and Claims [departments] achieve best-in-class operational performance standards.” READ MORE


Product Manager (Leipzig): “[You will be expected to] manage the product lifecycle from strategic planning to roadmap execution; create and maintain a competitive strategy, with market and pricing analysis, along with the associated business case justification; drive solution development across stakeholder teams including Engineering, Sales and Marketing; pPrepare go-to-market plans with the relevant teams; create and update product marketing material including documentation, data sheets, white papers and product presentations…” READ MORE


Bulk Scheduling Manager (Leuna): “Responsibilities: lead and manage a local team undertaking daily scheduling activities for bulk transport operations; ensure there are sufficient resources to meet the daily customer requirements and operate safely; manage customer service issues to avoid failures and takes decisions to mitigate consequences; manages team to achieve efficiency/performance objectives of Bulk Scheduling operations; manage direct reports mainly independently to achieve objectives and achieve change plans…” READ MORE


Project Manager (Leipzig): “An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of project manager for a leading engineering services company that specialises in construction and maintenance of large utility power boilers in the Power & Energy industry. The project manager will have overall responsibility for establishing the execution framework on a project and the overall operational responsibility of the project team.” READ MORE


Technical Support Agents Russian/English (Erfurt): “You are part of an international support team and are in charge of Front- and Backdesk support for hardware and software especially in the field of hotels (TV, I-Net, WLAN systems and environments and specific applications in Russian and English/German; you also assist with administrative issues (hardware documentation etc.); you speak with the end users to analyze incidents and isolate errors; you coordinate incidents with resolver groups and document them…” READ MORE


Logistics Specialist (Brehna): “Your responsibilities [will include] planning of the sea, air and land freight for degradation of backorders; import and export customs issues; control of the warehouse logistics; planning, optimization and implementation of concepts in logistics and warehousing; integration of new processes into existing/new structures; contributing to the implementation of strategic themes…” READ MORE

Inventory Analyst (Brehna): “You estimate our stock orders under consideration of cost- and efficiency elements; you monitor safety stock and prevention of back orders; you coordinate inventory transfers and adjustments within the European branches; you coordinate and monitor incoming goods; you prepare invoices and check and forward them to our accountancy department…” READ MORE

Inventory Manager (Brehna): You’ll “ensure the accuracy and timely delivery of customer orders in the most reliable, efficient and cost effective manner; investigate, resolve and correct inventory transaction discrepancies; act as primary warehouse contact for maintenance of inventories: establish stock ROP levels and periodic ROP review, manage inventory turns; reconcile, monthly, outside warehouse inventories vs. system records #Monitor purchase orders to European, Indian, Korean, Turkish, suppliers and deliveries from them…” READ MORE


Senior HR Business Partner (Halle or Berlin): “The right candidate will have deep HR expertise, operational savvy, and a passion for working closely with the business to translate business strategy into people operations that make it happen. Datameer is a fast paced, technology organization and we are growing very fast.” READ MORE

UI Engineer (Halle): “Are you ready to be a UI Developer (m/f) in Halle (Saale, Germany) for the most cutting-edge big data analytics product? Are ready to join one of Fast Company’s 50 most innovative tech companies? Then look no further and apply!” READ MORE


Companies with various positions available





Teachers or translators (and also other jobs at the companies looking for them)

  • The English Room: “The English Room is looking for qualified, experienced English teachers to join its team. We are looking for professional teachers, ideally native English speakers, who have a passion for teaching and who would enjoy working in a small, independent school. The English Room offers a professional service in a uniquely elegant and inviting environment. We have a variety of English courses – both general and specialist – for students of all levels and as a member of our freelance team you would be working with small groups (maximum 6) or with private students. We offer a friendly, unique work environment, support from experienced staff, small groups and one-to-one classes, and the best coffee in town! Please take a look at our website and send us an application via email if you are interested in working for us.”


  • Leipzig International School: “You would join nearly 200 colleagues, on two campuses, who form a talented international community of teachers from all over the world – and who are fortunate enough to teach children and older students who have a genuine appetite for learning.” Currently looking for secondary school math teacher and English teacher, after-school educator, director for Early Childhood Center, substitute teachers, technology integration teacher for primary school, ICT help desk assistant, and more. POSITIONS AVAILABLE


  • InterCultural Elements: “ICE specializes in e-commerce and website translation. We help online merchants expand internationally to new e-markets around the world. We incorporate cultural specifics and terminology in our translations which demand cultural expertise and industry know-how, ensuring that results are both appealing and technically accurate.” Languages currently sought after: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese. POSITIONS AVAILABLE (also sales, marketing, account management and IT)


ICC is always looking for English-language trainers, and also Spanish, German, and so forth. CONTACT INFO

Leipzig Englisch is always looking. However, they prefer trainers to be close to the city centre, that is, they don’t tend to hire people outside Leipzig city limits. CONTACT INFO 

Sprachenzentrum too is always hiring. They really like their trainers to be CELTA or TEFL certified. CONTACT INFO


Previous jobs listed here

A Global Studies doctoral degree holder and former newspaper reporter, avid eater, pseudo-philosopher and poet, occasion-propelled singer, semi-professional socializer, movie addict, Brazilian-American nomad. In this space, she will share some of her experiences and (mis)adventures regarding various topics, with special attention to social issues.

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